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    Kremlin Dismisses Being Behind Democratic Party Hack
    Jul26

    Kremlin Dismisses Being Behind Democratic Party Hack

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman has laughed off suggestions that Russia was behind the hack of emails from the U.S. Democratic Party, warning journalists not to make him use unprintable words, state news agency Itar-Tass reports. Over 20,000 emails exchanged by party officials were leaked by hackers last week, exposing damaging...

    Trump Time Capsule #57: Russia, and Taxes
    Jul26

    Trump Time Capsule #57: Russia, and Taxes

    Donald Trump yesterday in North Carolina. (Carlo Allegri / Reuters)When something goes wrong, I start with blunder, confusion, and miscalculation as the likely explanations. Planned-out wrongdoing is harder to pull off, more likely to backfire, and thus less probable.It is getting more difficult to discuss the apparent Russian role in the DNC...

    The Latest: Summer Olympic sports see ‘politics’ in report
    Jul26

    The Latest: Summer Olympic sports see ‘politics’ in report

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro): 12:45 p.m. The umbrella body for summer Olympic sports says the Russian doping scandals have been misused for “media exposure and political influence” at the expense of the Rio Games. The Association of Summer Olympic International Federations criticizes what it calls...

    Fahad earns US$ 2000 for being champion in Dubai Chess
    Jul26

    Fahad earns US$ 2000 for being champion in Dubai Chess

    DHAKA: Mohammad Fahad Rahman, the chess prodigy Fide Master of Bangladesh, emerged champions in 14th Dubai Juniors Chess tournament on Monday in Dubai Chess and Culture Club, reports BSS. He also became richer with two thousand US dollar as first prize, Sheikh Maktoum Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cup’ and a gold medal and accumulated 8 points from...

    Ukraine bars major religious procession from entering Kyiv after threat of attack
    Jul26

    Ukraine bars major religious procession from entering Kyiv after threat of attack

    A religious march had been banned from Ukraine’s capital after authorities found live grenades near the planned route. Previously, Ukrainian nationalists harassed the Orthodox worshipers, calling them “agents of Moscow.” …read more Source:...

    U.S. Joins Ukraine And Other NATO Members In Black Sea Drills
    Jul26

    U.S. Joins Ukraine And Other NATO Members In Black Sea Drills

    The 15th annual Sea Breeze naval exercises are underway on the Black Sea. Co-hosted by the Ukrainian and U.S. navies, the drills include personnel from 13 nations including Britain, Turkey, Romania and Georgia. Participating forces are practicing amphibious landings, on-board firefighting, anti-submarine warfare, search and rescue, and other...

    Ukraine bars major religious procession from entering Kyiv after threat of attack
    Jul26

    Ukraine bars major religious procession from entering Kyiv after threat of attack

    A religious march had been banned from Ukraine’s capital after authorities found live grenades near the planned route. Previously, Ukrainian nationalists harassed the Orthodox worshipers, calling them “agents of Moscow.” …read more Source: Deutsche...

    There’s No Business Like The Arms Business
    Jul26

    There’s No Business Like The Arms Business

    Weapons ‘R’ Us (But You’d Never Know It) Cross-posted with TomDispatch.comWhen American firms dominate a global market worth more than $70 billion a year, you’d expect to hear about it. Not so with the global arms trade. It’s good for one or two stories a year in the mainstream media, usually when the annual...

    Controversial Orthodox Church Procession Barred From Marching Into Kyiv
    Jul26

    Controversial Orthodox Church Procession Barred From Marching Into Kyiv

    Ukraine’s interior minister has ordered police to bar a major religious procession from entering the capital on foot after police said explosives were found planted along the planned route. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    German political analyst says Western forces may be behind orange revolutions and coup attempts in post- Soviet countries
    Jul26

    German political analyst says Western forces may be behind orange revolutions and coup attempts in post- Soviet countries

    “I do not rule out that Western forces may be behind orange revolutions and coup attempts in the post-Soviet countries, but there are no proofs of that,” Alexander Rahr, a German political analyst told ArmInfo in an online interview organized by the Region Research Center. Many political analysts say experts in Armenia and Russia are...